Sony Xperia M2 coming to Canada later this month

Sony Xperia M2

Sony unveiled two new smartphones at Mobile World Congress. As Sony’s latest flagship smartphone, the Xperia Z2 has garnered most of the attention since then. It is expected to launch in Canada very shortly with Bell Mobility as its exclusive Canadian carrier. Sony Canada today let us know via email that the mid-range Xperia M2 is not far behind though. It will also launch in Canada later this month but with Rogers and Fido.

“Xperia M2 delivers Canadians an ultra-fast and powerful smartphone that offers top notch specs and performance with Sony’s flagship design and built with premium materials,” said Tim Hernquist, Vice President of Marketing for North America, Sony Mobile Communications. “This is a smartphone that has it all along with Sony’s great entertainment experiences. It is the perfect choice for the budget-conscious customer looking for an affordable yet high value smartphone.”

Here is a refresher on the Sony Xperia M2’s specifications:

  • Processor: 1.2GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 (MSM8926or MSM8226 depending on market)
  • Operating system: Google Android 4.3 Jelly Bean
  • Cellular connectivity: HSPA+/GPRS/EDGE
  • Other connectivity: A-GPS/GLONASS, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, DLNA, NFC
  • Display: 4.8-inch qHD (540×960)
  • RAM: 1GB
  • Internal storage: 8GB
  • External storage: MicroSD cards up to 32GB
  • Rear-facing camera: 8MP AF with Sony Exmor RS sensor and 1080p video capture
  • Front-facing camera:
  • Battery: Non-removable 2,300mAh
  • Dimensions: 139.6 × 71.1 × 8.6 millimeters
  • Weight: 148 grams
  • Colours: White, Black, Purple
  • Other: FM Radio with RDS

Pricing and availability for the Sony Xperia M2 were not announced today but it promises to be an “affordable, high-value smartphone for the budget-conscious consumer.”